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Canadiens Legend Guy Lafleur Rips Max Pacioretty, Thomas Vanek

Montreal Canadiens legend Guy Lafleur began his playoff career with just four goals in 29 games over three postseasons. So he knows a thing or two about failing to live up to expectations when it matters most. Maybe that’s why he’s calling out a couple of current Habs. Lafleur took both Thomas Vanek and Max Pacioretty to task when recently speaking to La Presse about the Canadiens’...
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June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Super Lame Stanley Cup Bet Includes Organic Rice Cakes, History Book

If we’re keeping a tally on the off-ice competition between the New York Rangers and the Los Angeles Kings as they prepare for their Stanley Cup Final, the Rangers are up 1-0 after Monday’s clever Twitter comeback. Better make that 2-0 Rangers. As is tradition, New York governer Andrew Cuomo and California governor Jerry Brown put small gifts on the line as part of a friendly...
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June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Man Walks Onto Cleveland Browns’ Practice Field Looking For Tryout

BEREA, Ohio — A former high school player from New Mexico wandered onto the Cleveland Browns’ practice field hoping to get a tryout. The unidentified man walked onto the field at the team’s training headquarters on Tuesday with an equipment bag strapped to his back as the Browns worked out. A team spokesman said the man was quickly spotted and escorted from the field through...
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June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: V. Stiviano’s Alleged Attacker Arrested By New York Police

The New York Police Department reportedly has arrested one man in connection to the alleged assault of V. Stiviano on Sunday night. Dominick Diorio, a 40-year-old Long Island native, has been charged with third-degree assault as a hate crime and harassment, police told TMZ on Tuesday. Stiviano’s lawyer told several media outlets Monday that his client had been jumped by two men...
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June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Deaf Boy Communicates With Minor League Mascot Through Sign Language (Video)

A sports mascot interacts with plenty of children over the course of every game, and it’s an encounter that we often pay very little attention. One such encounter at a recent minor league baseball game, however, is one that stands out just a little. Hunter Samworth is a 7-year-old boy from Germantown, Ohio. He’s also deaf. That makes it a little more difficult for him to communicate...
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June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Ben Tate: Johnny Manziel Gets Too Much Attention, Coverage ‘Annoying’

Johnny Manziel has brought an avalanche of attention to the Cleveland Browns, and Ben Tate has had just about enough of it. Speaking to reporters on Tuesday after another day of Johnny Football frenzy, the Browns running back told the group that he believes the rookie quarterback has gotten too much attention too early in his career. “I feel like it,” Tate said. “He hasn...
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Report: Maple Leafs Looking To Trade Up In Draft With Eyes On No. 1 Pick

It’s already been an offseason of change for the Toronto Maple Leafs, and now it sounds like they’re trying to make a big splash ahead of the draft. The Toronto Sun reports the Leafs are looking to trade up in the upcoming NHL entry draft. Toronto currently holds the No. 8 pick in the draft, but according to the report, the Maple Leafs are looking to get as high as the No. 1...
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Pablo Sandoval Foul Ball Shatters Reporter’s Laptop In Cincinnati (Photo)

MLB.com’s Mark Sheldon must have had a tough time filing his game story Tuesday night. Sheldon, a beat writer for the Cincinnati Reds, was seated in the press box at Great American Ball Park when a foul ball off the bat of San Francisco Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval came screaming his way. Sheldon was fine, but his computer most certainly was not. RIP my laptop. Sandoval...
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Tom Brady’s L.A. Mansion Officially Sold To Dr. Dre For $40M (Photos)

Rap legend Dr. Dre is the new owner of Tom Brady’s former home. The sale of the Brentwood, Calif., mansion for $40 million, which was first reported last month, became official Wednesday, according to the Los Angeles Times. The New England Patriots quarterback and his wife, supermodel Gisele Bundchen, purchased the property for $11.75 million in 2008 and built the 18,298...
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Charlie Whitehurst Lied About Losing Arm-Wrestling Contest To Punter

A week ago, the Internet got a good chuckle when Titans backup quarterback Charlie Whitehurst revealed in an Instagram post that he had lost his jersey number to Titans punter Brett Kern after Kern beat him in an arm-wrestling contest. It was a pretty hilarious story and, as it turns out, a completely false one. According to The Tennessean, Whitehurst’s humorous anecdote was completely...
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Wrigley Field Scoreboard Operator Naps Hard During Cubs-Mets Game (Video)

Tuesday night’s Chicago Cubs-New York Mets game featured a thrilling ending – Nate Schierholtz’s walk-off single gave the Cubs a 2-1 win — but was rather boring throughout the middle innings. Neither side plated a run from the top of the first until the bottom of the eighth, and as the game neared its halfway point, the operator of Wrigley Field’s manual outfield scoreboard...
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Jonathan Quick Isn’t Consistent Enough To Be Truly Elite

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Stanley Cup playoffs: What Can You Fit In The Stanley Cup?

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2014 Stanley Cup Final: Most Important Matchups In Kings-Rangers Showdown

New York Rangers head coach Alain Vigneault and Los Angeles Kings bench boss Darryl Sutter are two of the brightest hockey minds in the NHL, but their toughest challenge of the 2014 Stanley Cup playoffs has yet to unfold. The Kings and Rangers begin the Cup Final at Staples Center on Wednesday night, and the coach who wins the matchup battles consistently will put his team in the...
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Joe Maddon: David Ortiz’s Comments On Rays’ David Price A ‘Dead Issue’

Boston Red Sox starter Brandon Workman was suspended six games Tuesday for throwing behind Tampa Bay Rays third baseman Evan Longoria in the sixth inning of Friday’s game at Fenway Park. The news was received differently in the two clubhouses. David Ortiz vehemently disagreed with Major League Baseball’s decision to suspend Workman but not Rays starter David Price, who plunked...
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June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox Notes: David Ortiz’s Struggles Overshadowed By David Price Drama

The Boston Red Sox’s nine-game road trip is off to a bad start. The Red Sox suffered their second straight loss to the Cleveland Indians on Tuesday. Michael Bourn delivered a clutch, two-run double in the seventh inning to propel the Tribe to a 5-3 win at Progressive Field. The Indians secured a series win with Tuesday’s victory, although the Red Sox certainly would love to escape...
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June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox Struggle In First Inning, Lose To Indians (Video)

The Boston Red Sox allowed their opponent to score multiple runs in the first inning for the second straight game Tuesday night in Cleveland. The Indians scored three times in the bottom of the first en route to a 5-3 victory, their second against the Red Sox in as many days. Check out the video above for Don Orsillo and Jerry Remy’s game recap.Filed under: Boston Red Sox, Naoko...
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June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Jake Peavy Cooks Up Strangely Ineffective Outing In Red Sox’s Loss

If Tuesday’s game was a hamburger, Boston Red Sox starter Jake Peavy would throw away the bun. The middle innings were quite delicious for Peavy, who retired 14 in a row at one point in Tuesday’s 5-3 loss to the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field. However, the impressive stretch was sandwiched by a gross beginning and a finish that left a bad taste in the right-hander’s...
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June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox Suffer Second Straight Loss To Indians (Video)

The Boston Red Sox lost their second game in as many days to the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field on Tuesday night. Boston fell behind 3-0 but tied the game in the top of the seventh inning with an RBI single from Dustin Pedroia. Cleveland grabbed the lead right back in the bottom half of the inning and won 5-3. Check out the video above for A.J. Pierzynski’s postgame comments...
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June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Spurs Picked As Slight NBA Finals Favorites Over Heat By Oddsmakers

The Miami Heat may be two-time defending NBA champions with a 12-3 record in the playoffs, but Vegas has the San Antonio Spurs as slight favorites heading into the 2014 NBA Finals. Oddsmakers Bovada.LV gave the Spurs 4/5 odds and the Heat 21/20 odds. Translation: a $100 bet on the Heat will bring in a $105 profit if Miami wins again and a $100 bet on the Spurs will garner a $80...
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June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

NHL’s Online Store Sells Rangers Jerseys For $63 By Mistake

Rangers fans buying customized 2014 Stanley Cup Final jerseys from the NHL.com shop on May 31 were in luck. Because of a system glitch, the site mistakenly discounted the jerseys by 70 percent. The jerseys cost $184.95, but were sold for $63.33. With the New York Rangers making the Stanley Cup Final for the first time since 1994, there’s no doubt that the NHL store has been receiving...
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June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Clippers Owner Donald Sterling Sued For Alleged Sexual Harassment

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling is being sued by a woman who alleges that while she was employed by him, they had a romantic relationship and that he subjected her to racially and sexually offensive comments. The complaint filed Monday in Los Angeles County Superior Court alleges that Maiko Maya King’s resistance to Sterling’s “stream of racist and...
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June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Stanley Cup Final: News, Notes From Kings-Rangers Media Day

The New York Rangers and Los Angeles Kings both practiced Tuesday as they make final preparations for Game 1 of the 2014 Stanley Cup Final at Staples Center on Wednesday night. After the practice sessions, players and head coaches from both teams met with reporters for the league’s official Cup Final media day. Here are some news and notes from the availability: –Rangers forward...
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June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Jake Peavy’s Poor Eyesight An Issue For Red Sox Pitcher Since Childhood

Boston Red Sox starter Jake Peavy pointed out last season during his introductory press conference at Fenway Park that his vision is terrible. His poor eyesight has plagued him a few times since, including during his last start Thursday against the Atlanta Braves. Peavy said on WEEI.com’s “The Bradfo Show” podcast that him and catcher David Ross needed to improvise Thursday...
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June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox Look To Begin New Winning Streak Against Indians (Video)

The Cleveland Indians ended the Boston Red Sox’s seven-game winning streak Monday night with a 3-2 victory at Progressive Field. The Red Sox hope to begin a new win streak Tuesday night in the second game of the series. Boston will send veteran starter Jake Peavy to the mound. He earned a no-decision in his last start (May 29 against the Tampa Bay Rays). Check out the video above...
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June 03, 2014  |  Discuss
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